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The Radisson SAS Portman Hotel is situated in easy walking distance of Oxford Street and only 10 minutes from Park Lane. Set in a large, bright, contemporary building, with liveried doormen to greet you, the hotel staff will make you feel welcome from your arrival onwards. They will ensure that your room is serviced as soon as you arrive and have been known to regularly upgrade visitors.
From the Standard Room to the Penthouse Suite, guest rooms are outfitted in a classic, contemporary style. The rooms are all well appointed to ensure you have all you need at your fingertips; amenities include high-speed Internet access, satellite/cable TVs, telephones, in-room movies, dataports, mini-bars, hairdryers, in-room safes, A/C, make-up mirrors, desks, sewing kits, and complimentary toiletries.
Hotel facilities are extensive and state of the art including an express checkout, full valet service, dry cleaning service, express check-in/out, buffet breakfast, car rental, tour assistance, concierge, fax/photocopying services, and business center. Guests may also enjoy the private tennis courts in Portman Square, full cardiovascular gymnasium, sauna, and steam room.
The Portman Restaurant and Bar at the hotel, boast traditional British cuisine in stylish surroundings, with a patio where you can dine al fresco. If you wish explore the culinary delights of the local area, Edgware Road is just a few minutes walk away and has a wide range of very authentic Lebanese restaurants and Hookah pipes, or Locanda Locatelli offers high-class Italian food just around the corner.
The hotel enjoys a superb location in the respectable Marylebone district, very close to a wide range of shops, bars, restaurants and attractions. From the hotel you can walk to Baker Street where the great fictional detective Sherlock Holmes hunted some of the Victorian era's most desperate criminal with only a good deal of snuff and a magnifying glass. Madame Tussaud's Museum is worth the long queuing time for a great family day out. Some of the waxworks are laughably unrecognisable and some you may mistake for the real thing, but whether you are entombed in the Chamber of Horrors or curtseying to the Queen, you will be guaranteed lots of fun. If you prefer something more cultural, the Wallace Collection of fine art is just a few minutes walk from the hotel.
The hotel is well located for transport links. Marble Arch and Edgware Road tube stations are both within ten minutes walk of the hotel. Marble Arch services the Central line, which will swiftly carry you to London's other sights and attractions. Edgware Road tube station services the Circle, Metropolitan, Hammersmith & City and Bakerloo lines, which will take you to many other parts of London and further afield. From Edgware Road you have direct links with Paddington Station (where the Heathrow Express Train terminates); Victoria Station (where the Gatwick Express Train terminates); and King's Cross St Pancras Station (where the Eurostar terminates). If you are driving to the hotel, it is situated just off the main A4 road, which can be accessed via the M4 and M25; however, guests should note that the hotel is in the congestion charge zone. To park overnight, your best option is the NCP Car Park at Great Cumberland Place; just a few minutes walk away from the hotel.